The table below looks at the statistics for DevOps skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DevOps over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
DevOps
Rank 48 55 46
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -9
Contract jobs citing DevOps 26 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.99% 1.29% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.61% 1.71% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 7 6
Average daily rate £375 £500 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £428 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 - -
DevOps
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
564 525 395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 86.64% 75.11% 76.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 316 223
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 15 12
Average hourly rate £47.29 £22.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.17% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £9.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £30.10 £105.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

DevOps
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DevOps across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

DevOps Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

DevOps
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DevOps across the Wales region.

DevOps Daily Rate Trend in Wales

DevOps
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DevOps across the Wales region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

DevOps Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

DevOps
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps within the Wales region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +6 20 £363 -9.37% 4
West Wales +17 4 £475 -9.52%
DevOps
UK

DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing DevOps also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DevOps.

1 46 (69.70%) Linux
2 40 (60.61%) Jenkins
3 39 (59.09%) Java
4 35 (53.03%) Continuous Integration
5 33 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (46.97%) Configuration Management
7 28 (42.42%) Puppet
8 25 (37.88%) Scrum
9 23 (34.85%) J2EE
10 20 (30.30%) .NET
11 19 (28.79%) Amazon AWS
12 18 (27.27%) VMware
13 17 (25.76%) Security Cleared
13 17 (25.76%) WebSphere
13 17 (25.76%) SQL
13 17 (25.76%) Microsoft
13 17 (25.76%) Open Source
14 16 (24.24%) Opscode Chef
14 16 (24.24%) Tomcat
15 15 (22.73%) HTTP
15 15 (22.73%) TCP/IP
15 15 (22.73%) SSL
16 14 (21.21%) Apache
16 14 (21.21%) Selenium
16 14 (21.21%) Jetty
16 14 (21.21%) SC Cleared
16 14 (21.21%) TeamCity
17 13 (19.70%) nginx
17 13 (19.70%) Google Cloud Platform
17 13 (19.70%) Google

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing DevOps also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DevOps. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (25.76%) WebSphere
2 16 (24.24%) Tomcat
3 14 (21.21%) Apache
3 14 (21.21%) Jetty
4 13 (19.70%) nginx
5 12 (18.18%) IIS
5 12 (18.18%) JBoss
6 6 (9.09%) Confluence
6 6 (9.09%) OpenStack
7 4 (6.06%) WebLogic
7 4 (6.06%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (4.55%) FileNet
8 3 (4.55%) Mule
9 2 (3.03%) Liferay
10 1 (1.52%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.52%) Fireworks
1 1 (1.52%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 19 (28.79%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (19.70%) Google Cloud Platform
3 12 (18.18%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (18.18%) Google App Engine
4 7 (10.61%) GitHub
5 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (22.73%) HTTP
1 15 (22.73%) SSL
1 15 (22.73%) TCP/IP
2 11 (16.67%) DHCP
2 11 (16.67%) DNS
2 11 (16.67%) FTP
2 11 (16.67%) IPsec
3 1 (1.52%) DMZ
3 1 (1.52%) Firewall
3 1 (1.52%) Network Security
3 1 (1.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.18%) MongoDB
2 11 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 10 (15.15%) MySQL
4 9 (13.64%) Relational Database
5 8 (12.12%) Hadoop
5 8 (12.12%) SQL Server
6 5 (7.58%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (7.58%) Neo4j
7 3 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (3.03%) Couchbase
8 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 40 (60.61%) Jenkins
2 14 (21.21%) Selenium
2 14 (21.21%) TeamCity
3 12 (18.18%) JIRA
4 11 (16.67%) Maven
5 9 (13.64%) Git (software)
6 8 (12.12%) Hudson
6 8 (12.12%) Mercurial
7 7 (10.61%) SpecFlow
8 6 (9.09%) Cucumber
8 6 (9.09%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (9.09%) Subversion
8 6 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (7.58%) Geb
9 5 (7.58%) Spock
10 3 (4.55%) Ant
10 3 (4.55%) Eclipse
11 2 (3.03%) IntelliJ
11 2 (3.03%) NUnit
11 2 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (6.06%) Finance
2 2 (3.03%) Banking
3 1 (1.52%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.52%) Retail
3 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (28.79%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (19.70%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 11 (16.67%) Developer
4 8 (12.12%) Java Developer
5 6 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 6 (9.09%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 5 (7.58%) Agile Project Manager
6 5 (7.58%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) DevOps Specialist
7 4 (6.06%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Consultant
8 3 (4.55%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) Agile Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Automation Test Analyst
9 2 (3.03%) Hadoop Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) Linux DevOps Administrator
9 2 (3.03%) Perl Software Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (34.85%) J2EE
2 20 (30.30%) .NET
3 12 (18.18%) HTML
3 12 (18.18%) Servlets
4 11 (16.67%) CSS
5 9 (13.64%) AngularJS
6 8 (12.12%) Hibernate
6 8 (12.12%) JSF
6 8 (12.12%) Spring
7 7 (10.61%) Web Services
8 5 (7.58%) SOAP
8 5 (7.58%) Spring Integration
8 5 (7.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (7.58%) XML
8 5 (7.58%) XSLT
9 4 (6.06%) Gherkin
10 3 (4.55%) CSS3
10 3 (4.55%) HTML5
10 3 (4.55%) jQuery
11 2 (3.03%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (1.52%) Tandem
1 1 (1.52%) User Experience
1 1 (1.52%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 46 (69.70%) Linux
2 13 (19.70%) Unix
3 9 (13.64%) Windows
4 6 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.52%) Android
5 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.52%) CentOS
5 1 (1.52%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.52%) Solaris
5 1 (1.52%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.52%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (53.03%) Continuous Integration
2 33 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (46.97%) Configuration Management
4 25 (37.88%) Scrum
5 17 (25.76%) Open Source
6 12 (18.18%) Test Automation
7 10 (15.15%) TDD
8 8 (12.12%) Software Engineering
9 7 (10.61%) MapReduce
9 7 (10.61%) OO
9 7 (10.61%) OOA/OOD
10 6 (9.09%) Analytics
10 6 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (9.09%) ITIL
10 6 (9.09%) Software Delivery
10 6 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (9.09%) Video Analytics
11 5 (7.58%) Load Testing
11 5 (7.58%) Pair Programming
11 5 (7.58%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (59.09%) Java
2 17 (25.76%) SQL
3 13 (19.70%) Perl
4 7 (10.61%) C#
4 7 (10.61%) PowerShell
5 6 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 6 (9.09%) PL/SQL
6 3 (4.55%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.03%) Python
7 2 (3.03%) Ruby
7 2 (3.03%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.52%) C++
8 1 (1.52%) Jython
8 1 (1.52%) PHP
8 1 (1.52%) Scala
Qualifications
1 17 (25.76%) Security Cleared
2 14 (21.21%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.03%) Degree
4 1 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (16.67%) Xen
2 10 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.55%) Docker
4 1 (1.52%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 28 (42.42%) Puppet
2 16 (24.24%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (13.64%) Ansible
4 2 (3.03%) Nagios
5 1 (1.52%) HAProxy
5 1 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.52%) Salt
5 1 (1.52%) yum
Vendors
1 18 (27.27%) VMware
2 17 (25.76%) Microsoft
3 13 (19.70%) Google
4 8 (12.12%) Red Hat
5 7 (10.61%) Atlassian
6 5 (7.58%) AppDynamics
6 5 (7.58%) New Relic
6 5 (7.58%) Rackspace
6 5 (7.58%) Twitter
7 2 (3.03%) IBM
7 2 (3.03%) Oracle
8 1 (1.52%) HP
8 1 (1.52%) Rally
8 1 (1.52%) Sun